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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 935
 Date Entered 28/07/2016
 Updated on 03/08/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 27/07/2016
 Location Scargill High Moor, Ellerbeck Hush
 Civil Parish Scargill
 Brit. National Grid NY 990 103
 Altitude 400m
 Geology Main Limestone strata exposed at small ravine cut by Eller Beck with the Ellerbeck Lead Mine level and open cast Lead Mine hush.
 Record Name Scargill High Moor. Ellerbeck Lead Mine hush and limestone ravine.
 Record Description This record shows the interesting limestone scenery and open cast lead mine hush above the small ravine cut through the Main Limestone by the upper reaches of Eller Beck on Scargill High Moor.
 Dimensions See photos
 Image 1 ID 6792         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description View towards the Ellerbeck Hush from below the Ellerbeck Lead Mine Level
 Image 2 ID 6793         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The Ellerbeck Hush. View South eastward.
 Image 3 ID 6794         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The Ellerbeck Hush. View North Westward.
 Image 4 ID 6795         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Main Limestone revealed beneath glacial till at Ellerbeck Spring.
 Image 5 ID 6796         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Ellerbeck head ravine. Limestone strata
 Image 6 ID 6797         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Ellerbeck head ravine. Limestone strata
 Image 7 ID 6798         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Ellerbeck dry valley
 Image 8 ID 6799         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Ellerbeck. Water sinks into a small cavern of unknown depth.
 Image 9 ID 6800         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Ellerbeck rises again at Ellerbeck Spring, a small cave of debouchure.
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